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10 quick and easy Valentine's Day ideas

Serving up a romantic dinner for two doesn't have to be a hassle this Valentine's Day. You can still whip up a speedy starter, quick-cook main and rich, gooey dessert with these easy recipes that are sure to impress.

Valentine's gin fizz
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Valentine's gin fizz

Having a Valentine's night in? Start the evening with this Valentine's gin cocktail recipe, mixed with sweet raspberry and rose lemonade and a scattering of frozen fruit for an easy tipple for two.

  1. Divide ice cubes and frozen fruit between 2 tall glasses. 
  2. Pour 25ml of gin into each glass and top up with the raspberry and rose lemonade (approximately 150ml each). Squeeze over the lemon juice and use a long spoon or skewer to swirl the cocktail. 
  3. Garnish with a slice of lemon and serve immediately.  

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  • Ingredients
  • ice cubes
  • 160g frozen summer fruit mix
  • 50ml gin
  • 300ml raspberry and rose lemonade, chilled
  • ½ lemon, juiced, plus extra slices to garnish